Any other night, Delia Jones would have been in bed for two hours by this time. But she was a wash-woman, and Monday morning meant a great deal to her. So she collected the soiled clothes on Saturday when she returned the clean things. Sunday night after church, she sorted them and put the white things to soak.
The point was to show how much research was published and how often it was consulted. The answer to the first part was this: That includes dissertations, books, chapters, essays, reviews, editions, and note and queries. The answer to the second: They are deeply invested in the research enterprise.
For many of them, it is the very meaning of their professional lives. They spend long hours researching and writing and revising these essays and books, and their careers often depend upon them. In English, you still need a book and several essays published, and another book in progress, to earn tenure.
To learn that hardly anybody ever reads them is a hard experience. A report issued last week tallied citations of scholarship in different fields, and the counts for literature and theory were abysmal.
None of this should surprise anybody. According to the Modern Language Association International Bibliography, 2, works of scholarship on William Faulkner have been published since January After so much interpretation and editing and analysis and archival digging and historical contextualization and theoretical speculation by so many people, what could one possibly say about Faulkner next year that would repeat what has been said before?
Only something idiosyncratic, microscopic, edgily theoretical, or so innovative it can hardly be recognized as scholarly. A system that expends so much human capital on the production of unwanted goods is crazy. We pay people to do it, though.
Traditionally, professors at research institutions are supposed to devote one-third of their time to research the other two-thirds go to teaching and service. If we consider one-third of their salary correspondingly pays for their research labor, a mountain of dollars is going to waste, and so are the talents of higher educators.
If professors keep laboring for months and years over work that will end up in a few hundred library shelves rarely or never to be checked out, the discipline as a whole will continue to slide.
Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory. He would often read to us and then explain just how it was presented in the Globe theater. I assume this is the reason why so many seem to be so very poorly informed.
Saw a picture in a magazine about lovely homes, and one woman had installed a sliding library ladder in her living room to access her books, all 35 or 40 of them interspersed with cute artifacts.
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